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I.Causal in pres., fut. and aor1 act., and in aor1 mid.:— to put, set, place in, ἐν λίθοις Xen.; ἐς τὰς χώρας Hdt.
2.aor1 mid. to begin, Dem.
B.Pass., with aor2 perf., and plup. act.:— to be set in, to stand in a place, c. dat., Eur.; ἐν τῷ νηῷ Hdt. be appointed, βασιλεὺς ἐνίστασθαι id=Hdt. be upon, to threaten, Lat. imminere, c. dat. pers., id=Hdt.:—absol. to be at hand, begin, arise, Ar., Dem.:—of time, ἐνεστὼς πόλεμος the present war, Aeschin.; τὰ ἐνεστηκότα πράγματα present circumstances, Xen. stand in the way, resist, τινι Thuc.:—absol. to stand in the way, id=Thuc.

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